Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (Media and Expressive Culture) (BA)
Concurrent Program

The BA program in transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o studies focuses on the political, cultural, economic, sociological, historical, psychological and artistic experiences of Mexican-origin and Latino populations in the United States and the U.S.-Mexico transborder region. Students explore the complexities of the Chicano and Latino experience on the U.S.-Mexico border and beyond, with implications for other border communities around the world.

In the media and expressive culture concentration, students focus their study on the cultures of Latino communities. Students learn about the cultural diversity of Chicano, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Central American and other Latino populations in the United States and their contributions to the arts by analyzing:

  • film and the media
  • history
  • literature (novels, short stories, poetry)
  • performance
  • visual art

Degree Offered

Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (Media and Expressive Culture) (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, The College of


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The media and expressive culture concentration equips students with analytical and communication skills vital to the pursuit of graduate work and various career paths including:

  • education (administration and teaching)
  • film and media
  • law
  • local, state and national government agencies
  • nonprofit organizations
  • public policy and administration
  • social work
  • the arts